Scientific Name
Lepidotrigla alata  
Lepidotrigla alata翼鱗角魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Houttuyn, 1782) Depth 60 - 110M
Chinese 翼鱗角魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 角魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F310 Triglidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 翼紅娘魚 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 紅雙角魚、雞角、角仔魚 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Nagasaki, Japan 
Synonyms Trigla alata   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno, etc. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0056248. ASIZP0056257. ASIZP0058304. ASIZP0058305. ASIZP0059053. ASIZP0059557. ASIZP0061692. ASIZP0061858. ASIZP0062294. ASIZP0063458. ASIZP0063648. ASIZP0064737. ASIZP0067812. ASIZP0073699. ASIZP0803573. ASIZP0900140. ASIZP0900242. ASIZP0901255. ASIZP0913573. ASIZP0916411. FRIP00619. FRIP00622. FRIP01383. MTP0067. NMMBP00906. NMMBP02876. NMMBP03038. NMMBP03183. NMMBP03633. NMMBP03668. NMMSTP00983. NMMSTP01565. NTMP0799. NTMP0812. NTOU-AE6212. NTUM00033Paratype. NTUM01562. ...List all 50 records... 
Common Name Gurnard; Searobin 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with VIII-X spines and 15-16 soft rays; anal fin with 15-16 soft rays; pectoral fin with 14 soft rays; lateral line scales 59-62; gill rakers 1 + 6-7; vertebrae 11+ 21-22. Rostral projection large, triangular or horn-like in shape. Twenty-three or 24 bony plates along base of both dorsal fins. Scales ctenoid on dorsal side, cycloid on ventral side. Inner surface of pectoral fin, brownish-green except for a reddish-brown edge.
habitats Inhabit demersal marine environment, depth range 60-110m; found in sandy mud bottom. Attains 20 cm TL. 
Distribution Western Pacific: southern Japan, Taiwan to the South China Sea. 
Utility Not commercial food species.